What is the main reason washington’s supreme court is so important?
a. it writes the laws that state officials are required to obey.
b. it is the highest court in the judicial branch of government.
c. it runs the departments and agencies that meet citizens’ needs.
d. it carries out the state’s laws once they have been enacted.
at one point the money changers were so ubiquitous, and apparently rowdy in conducting their business, that they brought some unwanted attention onto themselves.
the hebrew word for these money changers, or exchange bankers is shulhani. they were not only needed to change foreign money into the shekels and half shekels of tyre for use in the temple, but foreign travelers did not carry large amounts of small change. instead they carried money in the largest denominations possible, and therefore the money changers also served the important function of breaking these down into the small denominations needed for everyday buying and selling.
dred scott is often considered the worst ruling ever handed down by the supreme court. jurists lament its poor logic to start with. basically what it determined is that free or slave, african americans could not sue in a federal court and that the federal government did not have the power to ban slavery in the territories.
what is tortured here is the idea of freedom. the colored, even the "free," were denied citizenship.
the problem with c is that it is true, but c leaves undefined what status they actually did have. what does free mean?
none of your answers say that directly, but i think the best answer is d.
you could get this wrong. it's another of those questions where the right answer is in the head of the writer.
a. it writes the l...